1970s Vintage Embroidered US Army Jacket with Purple Floral Embroidery
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This is a Vietnam War era US Army shirt from the early 1970s. It has been enhanced with a very large bright pink floral embroidery patch. It has US Army and surname patch above the breast pocket. It is made of lighter weight cotton sateen. It features flap pockets, button front and cuffs. In very good condition, shows normal wear from use, see last photo.
Made for the United States Army. No size tags. Was likely a Mens size small or extra small. Best fit for a small to medium woman.
Please refer to the measurements listed below, taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Bust - 40 inches (101.6 cm)
Waist - 36 inches (91.44 cm)
Hips - 42 inches (106.68 cm)
Length - 28 inches (71.12 cm)
Shoulders across back, seam to seam - 16 inches (40.64 cm)
Sleeve length - 23 inches (58.42 cm)
Dry clean only. Machine washer/dryer will damage the sewn embroidery.